How social networking sites may discriminate against women

IMAGE: A network effect known as homophily may reduce women’s visibility on social media when recommendation algorithms are added, says a new study. Above, a selfie from study coauthor Ana-Andreea Stoica’s… view more  Credit: Courtesy...

Diamonds Can Turn Flexible when Made into Nanoscale Needles

An international team of researchers from Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea and the United States has demonstrated that nanoscale (300 nm) single-crystalline and polycrystalline diamond needles could flex and stretch by as much as 9% without...

InfoSec Week 16, 2018

Google disables domain fronting capability in their App Engine, which was used to evade censorship. What a fortunate timing.https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/04/google-disables-domain-fronting-capability-used-to-evade-censors/ Bloomberg published article on how Palantir is using the War on Terror tools to track American...

Emotional Caller | Atheist Experience 325

Emotional Caller | Atheist Experience 325 Read more at Atheist Xp Emotional Caller | Atheist Experience 325 Post expires at 2:49pm on Thursday April 20th, 2023 Related Posts:Atheist Lesbian Depression & Theist Family |…Family Members Don’t Like Her Because...

ZTE Exports Ban May Mean No Google Apps, a Death Sentence For Its Smartphones

New submitter krazy1 shares a report from Ars Technica: The U.S. government is going after another Chinese Android device maker. After shutting down Huawei's carrier deals and retail partners, the government is now pursuing ZTE. The U.S. Department of Commerce has banned U.S. companies from selling parts and software to ZTE for seven years. ZTE was caught violating U.S. sanctions by illegally shipping telecommunications equipment to Iran and North Korea. The company then made things worse by "making false statements and obstructing justice, including through preventing disclosure to and affirmatively misleading the U.S. Government," according to the Department of Commerce. The latest news from Reuters raises even bigger issues for ZTE, though. A source told Reuters that "The Commerce Department decision means ZTE Corp may not be able to use Google's Android operating system in its mobile devices." Android is free and open...